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AcronymDefinition
DESData Encryption Standard (US)
DESDepartment of Environmental Services (New Hampshire)
DESDescription (File Name Extension)
DESDestination
DESDesignation
DESDepartment of Emergency Services (Australia)
DESDescent
DESDepartment of Education and Science
DESDestroyer (short form)
DESDiplôme d'Etudes Secondaires (French: High School Diploma; Canada)
DESDiscrete-Event Simulation
DESDiethylstilbestrol
DESDiplôme d'Etudes Supérieures (French: Higher Education Diploma)
DESDrug Eluting Stent
DESDelivered Ex Ship (shipping)
DESDiplôme d'Études Spécialisées (French: Higher Education)
DESDry Eye Syndrome (aka Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca)
DESDiscrete Event System
DESDisability Evaluation System (US military)
DESDetached-Eddy Simulation
DESDirector of Emergency Services
DESDirectorate of Emergency Services
DESDisaster and Emergency Services
DESDepartment of Employment Services
DESDietary Energy Supply (Refers to number of calories consumed daily per person)
DESDeep Ecliptic Survey (astronomy)
DESDivision of Emergency Services (FEMA)
DESDivision of Earth Sciences
DESDisaster Emergency Services (FEMA)
DESDissociative Experience Scale (human psychology)
DESDivision of Engineering Services (Indian Health Service; US DHHS)
DESDraft European Standard
DESDivision of Environmental Services
DESDestination End System
DESDraft Environmental Statement
DESData Entry Sheet
DESDivision of Environmental Sciences
DESDirection des établissements de Santé (French; Senegal)
DESDivision of Economic Support (Wisconsin)
DESData Element Standardization
DESDigital Encryption System(s)
DESDysequilibrium Syndrome
DESDirectorate of Evaluation and Standardization
DESDelaware Engineering Society
DESDepartamento de Economia da Saúde (Portugese, Brazil)
DESDiabetes Education Society
DESDiploma in English Studies
DESDoppler Echocardiography Study
DESDoctor of Environmental Studies
DESDrilling Equipment Set (oil industry)
DESDigital Electronic Signal
DESDistributed End System
DESDental Equipment Set
DESDynamic Environmental Scan
DESData Extraction Segment
DESDewar Elementary School (Valdosta, GA)
DESDigital Echo Suppressor
DESData Entry Specification
DESDismounted Entry Switch
DESDigital Extend Signal
DESDigital Electronic Switch
DESDifferential Evolution Strategy
DESDebt Elimination Specialists LLC
DESData Enhancement System (NASA)
DESData Erased Systematically
DESDi-2-Ethylhexel Sebecate
DESDynamic Electronic Systems (Houston, TX)
DESDealer Evaluation System
DESData Editing Subsystem
DESDistribution and Execution System (Army)
DESDigital Electronics Sub-System
DESDOSECC (Drilling, Observation and Sampling of the Earth's Continental Crust) Exploration Services, LLC (Salt Lake City, UT)
DESDigital Elevation Model
DESDigital Enterprise Solutions (China)
DESDiebold Election Systems (now Premier Election Solutions)
DESDynamic Energy Saver (computing)
DESDisability Equality Scheme (UK)
DESDivision of Employment Security (various locations)
DESData Exchange Software (various organizations)
DESDigital Education Services (various organizations)
DESDocument Exchange Server (software; Kofax)
DESDelta Energy Systems (power supplies; Delta Group)
DesDesignator
DESDepartment of Economic Security (Arizona)
DESDevelopment and Engineering Services (various locations)
DESDepartment of Educational Studies (various schools)
DESDéclaration Européenne de Services (French: European Declaration of Services; EU)
DESDistance Education System
DESDouble Edged Sword (gaming clan)
DESDesmin
DESDepartment of Economics and Statistics (various locations)
References in classic literature ?
It little deserved that designation, with its dry and parched coasts.
In a word she has no moon (applying this designation to our globe) but on one side of her disc.
And we are led to this conclusion, which has been arrived at by many naturalists under the designation of single centres of creation, by some general considerations, more especially from the importance of barriers and from the analogical distribution of sub-genera, genera, and families.
I see the lines of designation point to the letter K and the letter M in her name.
Roberts," Saxon replied, thrilling to the newness of the designation on her tongue.
His title to that designation consisted in his having been once assistant demonstrator in chemistry at some technical institute.
The place consisted of a few poor cottages, and two or three public-houses; the state of whose larders certainly seemed to justify the second designation of the village, for there was nothing to eat in any of them.
Sir,' said the old man, with the air of deeming it not quite necessary to insist upon that designation, 'the debtors' prison.
The great nobs,' replied Harry, 'under which designation, I presume, you include my most stately uncle, have not communicated with me at all, since I have been here; nor, at this time of the year, is it likely that anything would occur to render necessary my immediate attendance among them.
Pickwick, with that anxious desire to abstain from giving offence to any, and with those delicate feelings for which all who knew him well know he was so eminently remarkable, purposely substituted a fictitious designation, for the real name of the place in which his observations were made.
The younger brother, or the single gentleman, for that designation is more familiar, would have drawn the poor schoolmaster from his lone retreat, and made him his companion and friend.
He of the Unicorn,' this one 'He of the Damsels,' that 'He of the Phoenix,' another 'The Knight of the Griffin,' and another 'He of the Death,' and by these names and designations they were known all the world round; and so I say that the sage aforesaid must have put it into your mouth and mind just now to call me 'The Knight of the Rueful Countenance,' as I intend to call myself from this day forward; and that the said name may fit me better, I mean, when the opportunity offers, to have a very rueful countenance painted on my shield.